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Season 1 Ranked Battles in Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet have begun! Test your battle skills against Pokémon Trainers from all over the world with the Pokémon you have trained! Let's aim for the top tier rank!

Ranked Battles Season 1 Is Under Way!


Ranked Battles Season 1 has begun and will continue through early January 2023. Take on Ranked Battles by selecting Poké Portal, Battle Stadium, and then Ranked Battles from the in-game menu.

Ranked Battles Schedule

Season 1: Friday, December 2, 2022, at 0:00 UTC to Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at 23:59 UTC Season 2: Thursday, January 5, 2023, at 04:00 UTC to Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 23:59 UTC

Battle Format

Season 1 will follow the Series 1 regulations.

Eligible Pokémon

Pokémon in the Paldea Pokédex are eligible to participate. Certain Pokémon may not be used. Only Pokémon obtained in Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet games are eligible.


Total Time: 20 minutes
Player Time: 7 minutes
Preview Time: 90 seconds
Turn Time: 45 seconds


After the season ends and results are announced, you may be eligible for rewards based on the results of your battles. You must finish at least one match with a win or loss during the season to be eligible for Season 1 rewards.

Master Ball Tier
• TM171 (Tera Blast) ×1
• Gold Bottle Cap ×1
• Bottle Cap ×3
• Ability Capsule ×1
• 100,000 League Points

Ultra Ball Tier
• TM171 (Tera Blast) ×1
• Gold Bottle Cap ×1
• Bottle Cap ×1
• Ability Capsule ×1
• 60,000 League Points

Great Ball Tier
• TM171 (Tera Blast) ×1
• Bottle Cap ×1
• 30,000 League Points

Poké Ball Tier
• 10,000 League Points

Beginner Tier
• 5,000 League Points

What Are Ranked Battles?

Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet Ranked Battles allow you to test your Trainer skills in head-to-head battles with players around the world. Each Trainer’s skill in battle is tracked by their rank, which changes based on the Trainer’s battle results. Trainers are matched up with other players of similar rank to ensure even competition.

Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

Battle data and results will be provided to Nintendo Co., Ltd., and The Pokémon Company (and its subsidiaries).

Players engaging in the following activities may receive penalties and be restricted from participating in future online events.
• Use of unauthorized methods to alter game save data, use of Pokémon that have data altered via altering code, or use of Pokémon created via altering code
• Significantly large number of disconnects during battle, from when your opponent has been decided to when the match results have been fully sent to the server (please ensure a stable connection environment when connecting to the internet)
• Troubling behavior that could affect other participants or make others feel unpleasant
• Actions that would obstruct battles and operations, such as hacking
• Registering with incorrect information or impersonating another player
• Other actions that operation hosts determine to be inappropriate

Source: https://sv-news.pokemon.co.jp/en/page/7.html
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